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this was the scene just a few hours ago. new york city, a million people range in the new year. we'll be wrapping up all the celebrations from around the world in just a few minutes. before we do that, let's head over to eric who's monitoring the weather situation. are we going to start off dry? >> we don't have any rain in the forecast. we're taking a live look outside. this is our freeway camera in downtown san francisco. more cars on the road. allow yourself a little bit of extra time if you're headed out to work this morning. as we take a look at those
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numbers, it is another cold start. mid-30s out the door in santa rosa. it looks like vallejo, you're waking up or staying up to low 40s. a split decision, 30s by the dark purple. this is where we'll be in the 30s. afternoon highs, two colors, light blue and again that purple. i looks like it's a split decision. as we break down those numbers for you, a pretty similar conditions compared to yesterday. 53 in san jose. to the east bay we go. we'll see mostly sunny conditions. pittsburgh, we climb into the upper 40s. as we head to the north bay, a dry day ahead of us for the first day of 2013.
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upper 40s in dalely city, overall mild, tranquil, quiet conditions here in the weather department. look forward to pretty cold mornings. in fact, a freeze warning is in effect headed into wednesday. as we look ahead, however, we do have the chance of showers, saturday probably for most of the bay area. then pleasant conditions and mostly sunny skies. over in the traffic department i noticed a lot of cars on the road. you will have more company on the road. you can see a minor wait in one of those lanes here at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a handful of accidents out there. fortunately none of them obstructing any lanes lanes. the golden gate bridge, not too bad. i have calculated a drive time.
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you're coming in at 22 minutes into the city. erica, san francisco police have arrested ten people for public intoxication and other crimes as new year's festivities were in full swing. it's unclear if any arrests have been made in connection to two shootings a.12-year-old boy and a man were hit by gun fire a short time before the new year. according to police, shots were fired near pier 23 at 11:30 at night, striking the boy in the foot and grazing the man in the hip. both men were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. there was no description at this time. one person was also hospitalized after being shot in the hand at san francisco's fisherman's war of last night. it happened at jefferson and
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mason street. he suffered nonlife-threatening injuries to his hand. it was an armed male adult who was last seen headed toward a restaurant. police say two people died and three others were injured in a new year's eve shooting. it happened at the sports corner cafe. people were gathered for a fireworks show when the gun hire erupted. officials then canceled the midnight celebration. at this time police are still searching for a suspect or suspects. a deadly head-on collision. four people were killed in the sent. no word yet on the age of the victims. highway 12 east of rio vista river. authorities at this time don't know when they will be able to reopen that section of the highway. we'll let you know throughout
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the morning. it went down to the last few hours and the senate finally approved a measure on tax increases and spending cuts avoiding the fiscal cliff. the vote now goes to the house of representatives. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, many americans were celebrating and ringing in the new year, but the mood in washington was much more serious serious. vp joe biden went to capitol hill after a deal was struck at the white house. the senate went back into session, and around 2:00 a.m. the vote was in. >> the amendment is passed. >> in an 89-8 vote, the measure was approved for two months and keeps bush tax cuts for individuals earning less than $400,000 and couples earning less than $250,000. it was to protect middle class
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families. >> middle class families will take up today to the assurance their taxes won't go up $2,200 each. they will decide how they want to pay for groceries, rent next year. >> mitch mcconnell said republicans agreed to the measure rather than let the middle class suffer. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone, but we all knew if we did nothing, they would be going up on everyone today. we weren't going to let that happen. >> the house reconvenes today at noon and is expected to take up the measure at this time. i'm ed payne reporting. doctors are streeting secretary of state hillary clinton for a blood clot that formed in her head. they're confident she'll make a full recovery. the blood clot did not cause a stroke or brain damage. it's located between the base of the skull behind the right
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here. they're treating her with blood thinners. she'll be released once the medication dose has been established. we'll be right back on the kron morning news. a very busy early morning. so many people are still out there trying to get home and get back to their destinations. we'll lot you know the traffic situations. first, the san mateo bridge. if you're working, look at that. no problem as you head across the san mateo bridge.
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watching wall street as members close for the last day of the year. here's a look at yesterday's numbers. the dow joans closing at 160 points to close at 13,104. the nasdaq closing up 59 points
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to 3,019. and the s&p s&p s&p s&p 500 closing up three police departments. the markets will be closed for new year's day. americans went to the theaters in droves this past year with nearly $11 billion in ticket sales. analysts say that's pretty good in this age of video streaming on computer tablets and large screen hd televisions. one analyst think this is year may be even better as high profile movies are expected to hit the big screen. last year was the worst year on record for average gas prices. single day spikes never topped what was seen in 2008. the average price of regular gas it $3.60 in 2012. according to triple a, that's up nine cents from last year's record of $3.50. hurricanes were blamed, refine
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i res, tension in the middle east. there's good news. gas prices are expected to be lower this year thanks to rising domestic oil production and increased demand. shutting down several titles as part of a plan to cut down costs at the game company. games such as petville and mafia wars too. the mood is part of a cost cutting plan last october, which involves shutting down titles. it's cutting down 5% of its full time workforce. we'll be right back on the kron 4 morning news. lots going on this morning. we're going to start off this year dry, but it's going to be very cold and cool outside. speaks of outside, there's a look of san francisco. it's going to be a postcard day. we're going have to wait and see what's going to happen over the next several days as rain is expected to head our way,
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possibly by thursday.
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happy new year, everyone. for those bringing in the new year, there are laws to pay attention to. there will be a 10-cent charge for plastic bags in grocery stores. the waste management authority adopted it last year, banning plastic bags, all in the effort to reduce single carryout bags and promote reusable bags. >> i won't be shopping here without a bag.
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i will bring my own bag. >> i need to go and dig them all and put them in my car. that's going to be the key, remember to get them out of the car when i go into the store. >> it's a good idea for the environment. i guess we all have to sacrifice for environment safety. >> according to www.stopwaste.org, plastic bags are the most common litter found in waterways. this is protects creeks and san francisco bay. those klineing out their closet for the -- got a bonus. mission street in san francisco, those who came in to give away their old belongings were assisted by bellhops and given away popcorn. they got free passes to the zoo
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and movie tickets. they say this is to thank people for their donations which they call the life blood of their charity. >> what these donations do is support our missions. we have a digital literacy program here where you can come in and learn how to use e-mail, learn about word, excel. these are free classes. our mission is to put people back to work. your donation helps keep people employed or even get employed for the first time. >> it's estimated close to 4,000 people will donate today at their drop off locations. that's double their usual number as people try to start the new year on a fresh note and get rid of all other stuff from last year. so congratulations to good will. if you're doing that, good for you and thank you for doing that. time now is 4:16 in the morning. erica, if they're headed to
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good will, they probably want to wear a jacket. >> we have a freeze warning a. frost advisory is in effect for the santa clara valley and bay. it's looking pretty festive. here are the numbers, 36 currently in fairfield, 37 out the door inner saddo. it's chilly in san mateo. here's a look at the weather advisories. we have a frost advisory for the san francisco bay. temperatures will continue to drop. we could see upper 20s later on this morning. icy windshields, sidewalks, black it's certainly a possibility. drive with extra caution and keep that in mind. you can see two shades of purple.
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the lighter purple indicates 30s for inland spots. a little warmer. we're talking 40s around the bay. as we put the clock in motion, it's a split decision. it indicates 50s. it indicates where we're going to put it in the 40s. it's going to be cool afternoon. here's a breakdown of your highs. 51 for fairfield in livermore. your kron 4 seven-day show mild weather for the next couple of days. we have cool mornings. keep that in mind. a freeze warning in effect through wednesday morning. this will keep the storm track to the north. partly cloudy conditions as we head into the weekend. now, there's some disagreement with the model runs. about saturday, some models say we could see light rain over the district. others say it will remain
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completely dry. we have a 10-20% chance of showers in the forecast. we'll have the full details on what to expect coming up in my next report. meantime, in the traffic center, we're pretty quiet. the approach of the bay bridge toll plaza, more cars on the road out of oakland into the city. i certainly observed that myself. you definitely have more company at the san mateo bridge. your drive time holding steady at 14 minutes from end to end. >> the golden gate bridge, just a couple of cars headed into san francisco. more cars are headed in the northbound direction. i guess they're headed home from the parties. good news is visibility is good and we don't have any accidents to report here. over on the traffic maps, you're good to go. westbound 580 where it meets west 80 interchange, no problems. we have small fender benders out there. drive with extra caution,
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especially because you do have a lot more in the way of company if you're just headed out the door. erica, a shock for a man who bought a car off craig's list. hi ride had been stolen from someone else. >> i can't believe i fell for it. >> patrick moore holding a title that looks real enough. a title to a new model chrysler 300. it was supposed to be his daughter's new car. >> i got the papers and car fax on it. >> reporter: patrick thinking he did everything right after finding the perfect car for his daughter on craig's list. he planned to meet the man who owned the car at a nearby mall. >> i called a few times, took the car home. >> reporter: he paid the man in cash. patrick was able to catch this photo as he was paying for the car, just before this man left
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with more than $13,000. >> and today when i went to triple a, they told me it's a fake pink slip. he called antioch police. gave them the vin number and sure enough the car came up stolen. >> how much did you buy the car for? >> 13,700. >> reporter: so not only is he out 13,000 for the car, but because it's stolen, antioch police came and took it away, leaving patrick and his daughter with no car. now they will have to search for a different car. patrick says this time he'll go straight to the dealer, but he wants people who might be thinking of buying a car off craig's list not the make the same mistake he did. >> whatever you do, you have to go to triple a, like in my case, and check the paperwork. i wish they're going to catch the guy, and i wish that somebody recognizes his face. tomorrow he's probably going to work on somebody else. >> reporting in antioch, kron 4 news.
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police in oakland are looking for a gunman that shot and killed a teenage girl. this is what the came scene look like on sunday night hours after the shooting happened. keep in mind these gunshots range out in the afternoon. jordan was killed and a 14-year- old boy was shot in the foot. the shooter remains on the loose. oakland police chief howard jordan talked about what he plans to do to address the rising crime situation in his city. >> we have more police officers. we become more proactive and deterrent and perhaps these will not occur. the bottom line, this has to stop. we as a community and the police department have to do a better job of protecting our young children. >> the murder that happened on sunday marked the city's 131st 131st murder of 2012. the chief said that more community involvement is also key to fighting crime this
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year. we'll be right back on the kron 4 morning news. lots going on out there. people headed back to home, to their destination, maybe even to work. let's head outside, time is 4:22. if you're headed anywhere this morning in the bay area, you shouldn't have any problems. muni is still giving free rides. you can see the drive is not a problem.
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in national news, the funeral has been held for the man who was pushed in front of a subway train last week. families remembered to gather a man who they describe as smart, kind, hardworks. he died on thursday when erica me mendez pushed him onto the tracks because of his ethnicity. she's charged with a hate crime and is undergoing a psychiatric
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evaluation. maryland is the first state south of the mason-dixon line to legalize gay marriage. they did not take effect until this morning. nine other states in the district of columbia have approved same-sex marriage. it's not just the fiscal cliff lawmakers need to worry about this morning, although they did reach a deal a couple of hours ago. there's also concern about the nation's debt ceiling. the nation reached its borrowing limit yesterday. it closed 2012. the treasury department is taking measures to buy time. they include suspending benefit funds for federal workers, but after that, the treasury will not be able to pay all of the country's bills in full and on time. growing concern that problems with the new electronic oscar voting system
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could lead to low record turnout has pushed to extend the deadlines to vote for oscar nominations, but the extension is only for a day. this friday, any votes received after the deadline will not be counted. by extending the vote deadline, we're providing every opportunity available to make the transition to online balloting as smooth as possible. we'll be right back. erica is following the situation with weather. we're going to give you the late terrell owens fiscal cliff. they reached a tentative deal yesterday, but they will have to go to the house to vote on that and obviously to president obama. we'll let you know what happens with that. here's a live look outside. i can tell you at 4:27 in the morning on any other day would not be as crowded. you can see many cars in that direction still not a problem anywhere in the bay area.
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welcome back. time now is 4:29 in the morning as we take a live look outside from a roof camera at downtown san francisco. we'll be checking in with erica who has a look at your forecast in just a few minutes from now. now, get this. they had weeks, months to work on it, but of course they waited until the very last minute, scaring the entire nation. a m was proved on tax incruises and spending cuts, possibly avoiding the fiscal cliff. now the m goes to the house of representatives. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: at the stroke of med night, many americans were celebrating and bringing in the new year. but the mood in washington, much more serious. vice president joe biden went to capitol hill late after the
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deal was struck. the senate went back into session, and around 2:00 a.m., the vote was in. the bill as amended is passed. >> reporter: the senate approved a measure that puts off spending cuts for two months and keeps the tax cuts for individuals earning less than $400,000 and couples earning more than 450,000 there. the goal was to protect the middle class families. >> middle class families will wake up today to the assurance their taxes won't go up $2,200 each. they can decide how they're going to pay for groceries, rent. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone, but we all knew that if we did nothing, they would be going up on everyone today. we weren't going to let that
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happen. >> reporter: the house reconvenes today at noon and is expected to take up the m at that time. i'm ed payne reporting. >> and lawmakers meet again at the house of representatives to go through that. we're going to monitor that situation and hopefully all of this would be done and behind us. time now is 4:32 in the morning. he's head over to erica with new year's day forecast. erica, please tell me it's going to get warmer. >> sorry, i was trying to find a way around that. but i can't say it. it's going to be warmer this weekend. it's going to be really cold for the next couple of days. in fact, we have a freeze warning in effect for the north bay valleys. that has been upgraded for a freeze watch. that was in effect yesterday. now frost advisory will remain for the next couple of days. that is in effect for the entire san francisco bay area. we'll encounter frost on your windshield. bundle up. these are not your morning
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lows, temperatures will continue to drop as we push in closer to sunrise. good news is we will see sunshine, clear skies into the afternoon. however, your temperatures will be in the upper 40s, low 50s and as we head into the evening hours, again, mostly clear conditions as high pressure builds into the area. because high pressure is building in. it's pushing those clouds away. it is clear and cold. in fact, 42 out the door in vallejo. mid-30s in santana rosa. here's a look at the freeze warning. temperatures will be in the upper 20s, low 30s. icy windshields and sidewalks, black ice out on the roadways certainly a possibility. that's in effect until wednesday morning. then it looks like our mornings should be little bit warmer. here's a lock at your afternoon highs for today. south bay, very similar to what
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we enjoyed yesterday. 52 for fremont and mountainview. 49, that's your afternoon high, 50 expected in pleasantton. north bay, a dry day ahead of us. looks like 51 common for napa. oakland coming in at 53 degrees. as we take a look at your sierra forecast, if you're headed in that direction, we don't have any chain control in effect. however, be on the lookout for freezing fog. that's going to be the sorry for the next -- story for the next couple of mornings. the highs will be sitting in the 30s. here's a look at the forecast. potential for showers as we i head into saturday. past that, mostly sunny skies, and temperatures in the upper 50s. over in the traffic center, a few minor accidents out there. no surprises. most of them, however, minor in
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nature. i have not seen any with injuries. most of them sit tong shoulder, so it's not affecting your drive. if you're taking the bay bridge this morning, bull met with a few cars on the road. traffic is moving well from all the approaches with no metering lights to deal with. on the san mateo bridge no, accidents to report here. no backups on the approach. the golden gate bridge, you're problem free coming into san francisco. two people died and three others were injured in a new year's shooting after a fight in a restaurant in the old sacramento area. it happened last night outside the sports corner cafe. some 40,000 people were gathers in old sacramento for a fireworks show when the gun fire erupted. officials then canceled the midnight celebration. at this hour, police are still searching for suspect or suspects. also, a deadly shooting bring as violent end to what has been a violent year in the
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term of murders in the city of san jose. police were called to the sprawling summer breeze apartment where is a man was shot and killed in the parking lot. police did not immediately identify the lone male victim and would not discuss any possible motives, except to say it is not thought to be gang- related. two people were detained for questioning in the city's 46th 46th homicide of 2012, compared to 40 in 2011. that would mark the most since 1991 when there people killed that year. the woman accused of crashing into several pedestrians, killing one, near san francisco's twin peaks lookout point pled not guilty to vehicular manslaughter, dui, and hit and run charges. she struck a 56-year-old woman on december 20th. prosecutors say there was a
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blood alcohol content .23 at the time of the collision. we want to be accurate. eunis is being held on $1 million bail. she'll be back in court on january 14th. cold but unhurt after the rescue from big sur. they were not prepared for the snow that fell in the higher elevations over the weekend. the men became lost but were able to get cell phone service and call for help on sunday morning. the hikers were eventually rescued by a helicopter. people who ride on bumper cars and similar attractions on amusement parks can not sue the parks for injuries they occur in normal use of the rides. the court by a 6-1 vote -- a doctor fractured her wrist during a bumper car ride in
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2005. we'll be right back on the kron 4 morning news. here's a live look outside. the time now is 4:37. this is a live look at the golden gate bridge. traffic is light all over the bay area.
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and welcome back. more new laws to talk about this morn. the highest minimum wage in the nation as san francisco's low end compensation rate increase to $10.55. the city's minimum wage has increased every year since 2004. in a study, there was no impact on jobs or the propensity of employers to leave this area. it also found that restaurants increased costs to customers with prices rising about 6.2% for fast food and 1.8% for sitdown eaters. california will be getting a lot of new laws.
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we highlight a few of those new laws. >> more than 800 new laws from set to take effect at the start of the new year. 800. i scanned through what pass thud the state assembly and senate. here's what the governor signed and what you should know. assemblywoman's bill passed. dealer who is buy metals jumps up bigtime. now $250 in a few days four times that amount. $1,000. >> another bill out of the assembly gives women greater access to birth control. ab2348 will now allow certified nurses, mid wives, nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants to prescribe that medication. and driver lineups for illegals, some 40,000
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undocumented immigrants. this applies to federal program supporting immigrants who came do the state as a child and have not broke broken the law. the homeowner bill of rights will also go into effect at the start of the year. it's meant to give homeowners more rights to battle foreclosure. this set of bills will restrict -- when learns act like they're working with the borrower while working with the loan to move forward with the foreclosure. >> a senate bill, public, private universities from forcing students to reveal their user names and pass words for social media. starting today, pg&e gas rates are going down, but electricity is, unfortunately, going up. natural gas prices are falling because wholesale costs have declined, but electricity rates are rising because of pg&e's
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cost to maintain the electricity system. it's a mandate that obliges pg&e to buy more renewable energy for its power grid. we'll be right back on the kron 4 morning news. erica is getting warmed up for another round of weather. she tells us rain is possibly headed our way in two days. she'll tell us how much rain is expected. here's walnut creek, lots of people probably headed home or already home, thankfully. hope they they all made it safely.
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the fda approved johnson and johnson thank you berk low sis drug. the agency approved the bill for use with older drugs to fight a hard to treat strain of thank you burk low sis that has not responded to other
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medications. the disease is rare but kills millions of people worldwide. the american academy of pediatrics says recess is part of a children's day. the fact that it should never be taken away as punishment because it's when they recharge their brains. kids lives are so structured. unstructured but supervised play is important for students' creativity and well-being. it was publicked and released online today. time now is 4:46. i know it's cold and clear, but apparently rain is headed our way in about two days from now. >> well, that's originally the case. we said we would see showers. north of the golden gate bridge just in i'm for thursday, but what's actually happening is high pressure is building in and starting to ridge w. that, it looks like the storm track
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is going to stay to our north. so we should be dry until at least saturday. there's some disagreement in those models. we could pick up some light rain for the bay area as we start off your weekend. taking a live look outside. this is san jose. the downtown area. no problems on the freeways, but it is a cold one. so you will have to bundle up because we're seeing mid-30s currently in santa rosa. 38 out the door in napa. 40 currently in fremont. as we take a look at some of the headlines, it looks like a freeze warning is in effect. we'll see sunshine into the afternoon. the freeze warning and frost advisory carries into tomorrow morning. we'll see mostly sunny skies as we head into tomorrow afternoon. so overall a relatively dry forecast ahead of us, futurecast 4 shows by 8:00 a.m. as we put the clock into motion, sunny skies. it's going to be a dry one.
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you see two colors on the screen. the light blue indicate where is we'll see the low 50s and then the purple you see for some of our north bay and east bay and interior valleys, that indicates some locations that will stay in the upper 40s. it could be another cool afternoon around the bay area. here is a look at your numbers. redwood city at 53 degrees. upper 40s, that's what we're expecting out in pittsburg. 52 in castro valley. warmer conditions today along the coast. we'll see low 50s there. looks like oakland coming in at 53 degrees. 50 expected in santa rosa. satellite and radar shows high clouds streaming in. around the bay forecast, overall, mild, tranquil weather around the bay area. we do have the potential for showers as we head into the
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weekend. i will have your full details on your extended forecast coming up in just a bit. meantime, let's take it out to traffic. again, it's a quiet start to 2013. we have a couple of minor accidents out there. we also have more company out on the roads. you will see more cars than usual, especially for a holiday here at the approach of bay bridge toll plaza. westbound traffic moves well. we don't have any lights to deal with. at is san mateo bridge, conditions equal on both conditions of highway 92. now, southbound 101, the golden gate bridge. you will see lots of space between cars. as we turn our attention to the traffic maps, northbound 101 looks good. same thing for 207. as we take it over theto the north bay, speeds over 50 miles an hour. again, public transit still a big concern for today. muni is offering free rides for everyone until 5:00 this morning
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morning. a million people jammed into new york city's times square to watch the ball drop at midnight. weather was 20 degrees colder than a year ago when it was a balmy 51 degrees. dick clark died last april. his name was engraved on one of the crystals on the ball. other people around the world bringing in 2013. let's take a look at some other celebrations going on across the globe. [music]
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>> happy new year 2013. [music] [singing] happy new year.
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and happy new year, everyone. we'll be right back on the kron 4 morning news. here's a live look outside the golden gate bridge. it's 4:52 in the morning. enjoy your day. if you happen to be home, a reminder. catch d. phil right after the kron 4 morning news at 10:00 a.m.
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welcome back. a quick look at the next seven
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days for us. we start the new year cold and clear. 52 degrees will be the high inland. as you can see it will be mild all the way through friday. there were talks about possibility rain headed our way on thursday, but erica says not so fast. it looks like it will be here throughout the weekend. probably not too bad. let's enjoy today and get through today and we'll have to worry about the next several days. erica will give us a full report in just a few minutes. now the hollywood minute. crash kardashian gives us an update. >> 2013 will be a big year for kim and ken yay. she's still legally married to
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kris humphries. he filed for divorce 72 days after their wedding. >> charlie sheen is apologizing. he's heard using an offensive word. in a statement, he says he meant no ill will and said i apologize if i offended anyone. lady gaga is looking out for her fans' mental health. she's offering free counseling. on her facebook page, gaga says the born brave bus will be on site offering fans access to professional counseling. she said it will be a fun tailgate experience for monsters to unite. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news, the country went over the fiscal cliff at midnight, but senators have approved a measure that now lows before the house for consideration. more details on the fiscal
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cliff coming up. plus, new year's celebrations taking place at midnight. we'll take a look at some of the celebrations that happened in the bay area as well as across the globe. and watchings bay area weather and traffic this morning. we'll be checking in with erica and george in just a few minutes. we'll be right back.
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. our top stories. two shootings and ten people arrested for public intoxication in san francisco as the city range in the new year, a live report coming up in a few minutes.
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the country house gone over the cliff as midnight deadline teached came and went and lawmakers are left scrambling. we'll let you know what they are doing at 9:00. four hours from now our time. we're tracking the holiday forecast. light rain is coming over right now. we'll take a look at storm tracker 4. we thought it would stay off shore. but a you can see the screen. >> and aid this is pretty right in nature. and it is just a passing shower. we are waking up to clear and cold skies. as we head into the afternoon. we'll keep the sunny conditions around, high clouds and then clear tonight. here is a look at your
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temperatures. we have a freeze warning for the north bay valley and the san francisco bay. 33 out the door in santa rosa and i'll have a look at the numbers into the afternoon coming up in the next report. george. here is a commute check for you. right traffic around the bay area. and it is likely that will see through the rest of the morning. no delays reported or problems for the east and south bay rides. will. shots fired in two incidents in san francisco as the city sell braided the new year. officers have arrested at least ten people in one area for public intoxication. to give you more news faster we go to jackie. when i was driving in this morning. so many people were out there.
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do you still see the crowds? >> reporter: there was some violence here along the embark dare row and the wharf: the first at jefferson and mason where a person was shot in the hand. no suspects arrested there. and pier 23 when two people were shot and a minor injury. one of them a 12-year-old boy. no suspects arrested and ten people arrested for public intoxication. there was some violence here in the city but the new year range in five hours ago and no sign of what happened down here last night remains. >> thank you for that for giving us that live report. i'm sure the numbers should go
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up. police say two people died and three others are injured in a shooting after a fight in a restaurant in the old sacramento area. it happened last night outside of the sports corner cafe. 40,000 people were gathered in old sacramento for a fireworks show. a head-on collision shuts down highway 12. four people were killed. no word on the ages of the victims. again the accident happened on highway 12 east of rio vista at 9:00 last night. authorities don't know when they will reopen that section of the highway. and developing news and it went down to the last few hours and in a session, the senate approved a measure on tax increases and spending cuts. the measure now goes to the
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house of representatives. >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight many were celebrating but the word in washington was more serious. the vice president went to captiol hill monday night after leaders struck a deal with the white house. >> happy new year. >> reporter: the senate went back in and at 2 a.m. the vote was in. >> the bill as amended is passed. in the vote the senate approved a measure that puts off spending cuts for two months and keeps the tax cuts for individuals earning less than $400,000 couples less than $450,000. the senate majority leader said the goal was to protect america's middle class. >> middle class families will wake up today to the assurance that the taxes will not go up $2200 each. they will have the certainty to how they will pay for
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groceries, payments all during the year. >> reporter: republicans agreed to the measure rather than let the middle class suffer. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone but if we did fog they would be going up on everyone today. we would not let that happy. >> reporter: the house reconvenes at noon and will take up the measure at that time. doctors are treating the secretary of state for a blood clot that formed in her head and they are confident she will make a full recovery t did not cause a stroke or any other damage. it is located in the vein and the skull behind her right ear. they are treating her with blood thinners. she will be released and will go home once the medication has been established by doctors. the time now is 5:05.
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let's take a look outside. you can see here is downtown san francisco. all of the partyers have gone home. and the san francisco police department said ten people were arrested for public intoxication.
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it was a record year for movies. people went to the teether in droves with $11 billion in ticket sales. experts say that's good in the age of video streaming on computer tablets and large screen hd televisions. one analyst thinks the year may be better as the number of high- profile movies are expected to hit the big screen. 2012 was the worst year however on record for average gas prices. single day spikes never top wad we saw in 2008 but the average gas price for a gallon of gas hit 3.60 last year. and according to aaa, that's up from last year's record or
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2011's record of 3.51. aaa blamed hurricanes, refinery outages and tension in the middle east for the higher prices. there is some good news however, it expects prices to be lower this year thanks to the rising domestic oil production and decreased demand. we'll have to wait and see. taking a look at gas prices around the bay area the price for a regular gas in san francisco is 3.63. this morning the average is 3.54 and 3.55. this compares to the current state average of $3.57. and several titles shut down to cut costs at the online game company. petville and mafia wars will no longer be available. the move is part of a broader cost cutting plan that involved shutting down 13 titles.
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the company announced that it was cutting 5% of the full-time workforce and that's the first for zynga. here is a look at the freeway in san francisco. the current temperature at this time is 45 degrees a little bit warmer than what we saw 24 hours ago. the rain possibly headed our way over the next several days. possibly by saturday. we'll be back. hey, look! a shooting star!
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looking to clean out your closet for the new year got a bonus. there was a donate-a-thon on mission street. those who gave away their possessions were assisted by people dressed as bellhops and got a bit of popcorn. the first 400 people got free
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passes to the zoo or movie tickets. and organizers say this is to thank people for their donations which they call the life blood of their charity. >> what the donation does. they support our mission. we have a digital literacy program here can you come in and learn how to or e-mail for the first time, word. these are free classes. >> our mission is to put people to work. that's what we do here. so your donation helps keep people employed or get employed for the first time. >> disclose 4000 people will donate at their 34 drop off locations in san francisco. and that's double the usual number. for those heading out this morning, erica, to donate some of the clothes they want to start off the new year, how cold will it be before i get to you let's show you a double look here on the left side as the bay bridge traffic is
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light. on the right golden gate bridge. one thing i don't see is the rain. coming down saturday in time to ruin the weekend or something? >> just a little bit of a rain. it is a 20% now for saturday, will. as you take it to storm tracker we're picking up a stray shower and this is south of sfo. and we expected the moisture to stay off shore but a little has hit the land. and portions of inner state 280 impacting the midpeninsula. that's a look at conditions right now if you take a look at your day planner. it is cold out there clear for the most part and frost certainly a possibility. temperatures near 40 and low 50s. as we head into the evening hours clear skies and 11 p.m., freeze warning goes into effect for the san francisco bay area.
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i will have more coming up in a moment. here are the current temperatures. santa rosa and 41 and the mid40s and downtown san francisco, 38 and as we see the numbers and similar compared to yesterday a mixture of 40s and 590s. warmer conditions along the coast and it looks like napa at 51 and for richmond and san jose and satellite and radar shows clear conditions over the area now. s we're dealing with mainly clear skies. we'll have ridging and the track will to be the north. we expect the showers north of the bridge for thursday however and that looks like it will not be the case any more. saturday that's the new day to expect rain. there is disagreement in the models and then again looking ahead, winter weather is in
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effect here in the bay area. the light blue indicates the it has been up graded from a freeze watch. and frost advisory from the area. with the temperatures from the upper 20s and the 30s. i see wind chills and black ice a possibility. that goes into effect tonight. stretching until 9 a.m. on wednesday morning so certainly drive with caution and certainly bundle up. the forecast shows mild conditions for the rest of the work week with the potential maybe a chance of showers as we start your weekend. here is your traffic. we're not looking for much.
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if there are problems we'll aall right to you those. it there is light traffic and for the golden gate bridge in the southbound direction, there you see the light traffic and no problems either. i'll show you the traffic maps for the east bay ride and the commute here in the south bay, and look at the maps and the same it true for the right through marin county and under 23 minute so far this morning. a new year means now law. >> reporter: more than 800 laws will take effect at the start of the year. 800 i scanned through what passed through the state assembly and the senate. here is what the governor signed and what you should
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know. joan bu chanian's bill about metal purchases passed for dealers used the public facility facilities jumps up. 250-dollars. in a few days four times that amount to $1000. another bill out of the assembly women greaterring a stows birth control. ab 2348 will anow nurses, midbuys, and physician assistants to prescribe that medication. and drivers licenses for illegals. some 400 untournamented immigrants will be able to apply for a license t applies to those in the program supporting illegal immigrants who came toot states as a child and have not broken the law. the homeowner bill of rights will go into effect the start of the year it will give
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homeowners rights to battle foreclosure. it will restrict dual track when lenders act like they are working with the borrower to modify a loan while still moving forward with the foreclosure. >> a bill prevents public and private universities from forcing students to reveal their user names and passwords for social media. if you love fireworks we're going to show you fire works that happen all over the globe once they hit midnight in their location. before we goat that let's head out and show you the bridge. ky almost. >> i'm certain that the cars that you see not heading to work now. probably heading home from parties or friend's house if they crashed. if they're heading home it should not be a problem. traffic is light.
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happy new year. it has been here five hours and 24 minutes it arrived with a bang here is a look at the biggest and brightest celebrations from australia to europe. ♪[music] ♪ happy new year 2013.
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lack looking at celebrations and the city of brotherly love at philadelphia. look at that it came bright, quick and spectacular. not just in philadelphia but las vegas no other city is over the top. you can see there over the strip and in talent. look at that. and all three locations we ring in the new year 2013. ky not believe it is here hopefully it was good for you. and the cities we're showing you we will show you more throughout the morning and the great fireworks. none at the toll plaza. quiet and that's good news if you need go from the east way to san francisco. and i must have seen probably
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four cars pulled over and talked to. if you are living in oakland the current temperature is 45 degrees right now. as you climb to 53 degrees for a high. we'll be right back.
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out of our hair.
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expect sunny conditions and high clouds. again starting at 11 p.m. the freeze warning and frost advisory will go into effect. as we look at temperatures, 33 currently in santa rosa out the door in richmond. mid40s for san francisco and oakland. 41 right now in san mateo. temperatures will not warm as we head into the afternoon. i'll have a full look at the highs and show you the 7-day forecast in the next report. and let's take a look now at your morning commute with george. good morning. >> good morning looking at a good ride here at the bay bridge. you can see it is light traffic here at the toll plaza as it is all around the bay area this morning. temperatures not quite cold enough to produce the cold temperatures. >> a lot of people are busy and the reason why is clean up efforts are underway at this time in san francisco.
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thousands of people jammed into san francisco to see the fireworks and crews are right now sweeping a lot of things that up happened overnight. to get you more news faster we go to jackie who is monitoring the situation it looks good but the crews are busy at this time. >> what a difference a half hour makes. we range in 2013 five and a half hours ago and thousands of people were packed in here at the embarcadero. now you can see it is empty. there are some crews out here. that's about it, some scream sweepers going by and picking up barricades. considering how many people are out here. what an effort by the city to get out here and clean up for most of us, we didn't see new years ring in from new york hit alone here in san francisco. in a couple of hours after the new year. it happened almost as soon as
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the fire works are over they start clearing out the plaza. and it is cleaning up. >> in a couple of hours we will not remember the fireworks because they were so good at making things look back to normal and back to normal. in oakland, police are searching for the gun span who shot and killed the girl, the teen who died has been identified as a woman from oakland. this is what it looked like hours after the shooting. keep in mind they range out in the afternoon when there were so many witnesses out there. and jordan was killed and a 14- year-old boy was shot in the foot. the shooter is on the loose. the chief talked about what he will do to address the crime problem. >> we will be more proactive. a
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deterrent. it has to stop. we as community and police department have to do a better job of protecting our young children. >> reporter: the murder on sunday marked the last homicide of 2012. a shooting end as violent year in terms of murder in san jose. people were called to the summer breeze apartments where a man was shot and killed in the parking lot. police did not immediately identify the lone male victim. they would not discuss any motive at this time but to say that it's not thought to be gang related. two people were detained in the 46th homicide of 2012 compared to 40 in 2011. that would be the most since
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1991 when there were 53 killed that year. thewoman accused of crashing into pedestrians killing a person near twin peeks look out point pleaded not guilty to -- guilty to vehicular manslaughter and dui. she struck a woman on december 20th. prosecutor say she had a alcohol content was .23 at the time of the collision. she is being held on $1 million bail. the new year bringing in new laws. they will be a 10-cent charge for paper bags atsters -- charge at alameda stores. the ordinance was adopted last year. and cite saving plastic bags to reduce the carry out bags and promote reusable bags.
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some shoppers will do everything they can to avoid paying that extra ten cents. >> i will not be caught shopping here without my bag. i'll bring my own. i need to put them in my car and remember to get it out so i can use them. that's the key to get it out. >> that's a good idea for the environment. you know. i guess we all have to sacrifice for environment's sake. >> according to the stop waste, they are the most common litter items in the litter way and shopping with reusable bags and waste and protects the creeks and the bay. and traffic very light as a lot of people are heading home to from their parties. some people may be working but no matter what you are doing.
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it is winter time you think i don't need to have my sunscreen out there because it is fine, we don't have the hot weather. if you think that, you're wrong because protecting your skin is something that needs to be done in the winter time. not just summer months. and we have more of that in today's health minute. >> reporter: we all know the importance of protecting our skin from the sun, many people are not aware that they are at risk for skin cancer in the winter. the skier and knows the importance of protecting her skin from the damage and she is teaming up with the academy of dermatology to get the word out to others. >> every day i apply the sunscreen and wear protective gear. i know protecting my skin will prevent skin cancer and avoid
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wrinkles. i get it checked regularly. one in five will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. >> reporter: knowing what to look for is important. >> the most common kind are the bassal cells. they are red bumps or scalely spots that don't go away. there there six weeks and longer and it get as lot of sun you need to be concerned. >> apply the sunscreen before you go out and always carry it with you so can you reapply. wearing a hat can offer protection. and sun glasses that protect your eyes against the harmful rays of the sun especially at higher altitudes. for today's health minute i'm pat st. clair. we're following a lot of stories this morning including the fiscal cliff. and the weather situation, erica will have a update in a moment. let's head out now and show you a shot from the mount tam
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camera. it is barely wiggling. you will not have to deal with the breeze.
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welcome back. it is officially 2013. we're waking up to clear skies. it is another cold one here in the bay area and we're picking up right rain. i did see rain reported around sfo. a lot of the showers have pushed their way south so again just a stray passing light shower. i don't think it will affect your ride at all. we could see light rain around the santa cruz mountains. but a clear conditions, sunny skies. the temperatures a little warmer than 24 hours ago. and currently 36 degrees over in fairfield and 43 waking up or staying up in hayward. as we walk you through the timing of the temperatures and
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it shows 8 a.m. you will see two colors. the darker purposele is 40s. that's the heart of the bay holding on to the 30s for the east bay. and portions of the north bay. and setting the clock in motion a split decision. and low 50s however there is the possibility that some areas will be in the 40s. 53 in san jose and radar shows a high pressure in control that's why we're seeing clear conditions. the track will be shifted to the north. we could pick up rain and those of you heading up to tahoe.
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we don't have any chain restrictions. look for freezing fog for the next couple of days. however we will see mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures climbing into 390s but it will be another cold one for the overnight hours so bundle up. the perfect time to head up to the mountains. prime conditions over at the ski resorts. and the forecast is tranquil weather for the next couple of days. 20% chance of showers as we head into your saturday looks like dry conditions sunday into monday. we had a report of a hazardous driving condition in the south bay on 280 here a wrong way driver southbound spotted in the area of the parkway here. and other drivers that the vehicle was traveling in the
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wrong direction. we don't know if it was southbound in the northbound lanes and we just know that it was the wrong way at high rate of speed. and as of a moment ago, they had not apprehended the driver. otherwise light traffic around the area on a holiday. and here the bay bridge is great. and highway 92 very light traffic this morning. if you are heading to the golden gate it is delay free and northbound or southbound. the new year for us is close to 6 hours old now before we head into the new year let's look back at the past 12 months. it has been filled with sadness. astonishment. let's look back at the top stories of 2012. and. >> we want to be free.
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23%. and. >> viral. >> outraged through social media. >> i'm sandra. >> leg >> the largest ipo in travis kvapil history. >> this is in the share. >> he now believes that same- sex marriage should be legal. >> we know the name of the suspect. >> the shooting at the temple in wisconsin. >> police say people have been shot in front of the empire state building. a minimum of 30 years in prison. a statue honoring the penn
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state coach is gone. >> and the british people are going gaga for the junely. >> someone cold photos of a naked prince harry y not. >> and with a shut out. >> thank you. stevens and three other staff are dead. >> we will bring those to justice who committed the murders. >> and carveed a path of destruction, we have a story on this. >> call me maybe. >> and honey boo-boo.
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>> the endeavor rolling down the streets of la. >> look at the man at the center of the scandal. >> and you responded to pressure. >> and attacks. >> and syria has gone on for 20 days. >> and the red line warnings talk. >> and cnn projects that obama will be reelected president of the u.s. >> terror in connecticut. >> 20 children are dead. >> our hearts are broken today. for the parents and grandparents. >> sisters and brothers of these children, may god bless the memory of the victims in the words of scripture, heal the broken hearted and bind up their wounds.
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the bay area is ringing in the new year the first one of the year for the winter season the burning of manufactured fire logs wood or any other fuel the spare the air lasts until february 28th. coming up. we're following what is going on with the fiscal cliff and lawmakers meeting in about two hours from now our time to try to hammer out a deal at the last minute. we'll follow that story and a remind they're can you catch dr. phil here on the morning news. can you catch him first at
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10:00 f you cannot get enough of him again at 4:00 in the afternoon.
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there is a lot of football on tap. stanford will face wisconsin in the rose bowl. it won in the pac-12 to advance to the bcs bowl. this is wisconsin's third trip to the rose bowl. kickoff is at 2:00 this afternoon. and the hope ushered in the new year t marks january 1 as the world day of peace. it is started by pope paul vi in 1968. >> million people crowded into
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new york city to watch the crystal ball cover drop at midnight. here are some other cities who range in the new year on the least east port maine holds the new year's eve sardine drop. on the right is key west florida and it welcomed the new year by lowering a shoe on the bottom. the bottom thousands gathered in atlanta to watch the peach drop at the stroke of midnight to usher in the new year. lots going on this morning. including lawmakers not taking today off. they are trying to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. they went beyond a midnight deadline. now they have to hammer out a deal and see if the house can do more about that. we'll tell you the details coming up. the new year means new laws. >> what it will cost you
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starting today. and celebrations all across the globe as the morning news continues in two minutes from now.

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